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Driftin Back chords

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This specific tab is based off the studio recorded version. Easy to read because intro and instrumental parts are with chords, solos are "eternal" guitar improvisations over same chords A Em. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Song:      Driftin' Back
Artist:    Neil Young
Album:     Psychedelic Pill (2012)
Tabbed by: Javier de la Fuente

[Intro] 
A   Em  (x4)

[Chorus]
A            Em           A            Em
Hey now now, hey now now. I'm driftin' back
A            Em           A            Em    Em
Hey now now, hey now now. I'm driftin' back

[Verse]
Em                 C          Em     C     Em               C     Em   C     
Dreaming about the way things sound now.   Write about them in my book
Em          C        Em       C       Em       C      Em   Em
Worry that you can't hear me now and feel the time I took
   Esus4     C        Esus4   C    Esus4    C    Esus4  C
To help you feel this feeling.     Let you ride along
Esus4              C       Esus4    C  Esus4     C      Esus4     A    Em
Dreaming about the way you feel now.   When you hear my song

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Solo] 
A    Em  (x7)

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em  Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Verse]
Em     C    Em  C   Em        C     Em      C
In my meditation I block out all my thoughts 
Em             C      Em         C       Em     C    Em   Em
When they come back I push them out like Jesus had a rock
Esus4          C            Esus4 C    Esus4        C         Esus4  C
They pushed in front of this cave now. They rolled across the ground
Esus4  C       Esus4    C       Esus4    C        Esus4   Esus4
Hey   now now, hey now now they rolled across the ground

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Solo] 
A    Em  (x47)

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em 
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back
A            Em    Em
I'm driftin' back

[Verse]
Em           C        Em   C  Em          C         Em       C
Here's how I got my mantra.  Gave them thirty five bucks now
Em             C     Em  C    Em          C    Em    Em
Gave it to the Maharishi. It went to the organisation
Esus4  C     Esus4 C   Esus4              C         Esus4    C
Excuse my religion.   Dreaming 'bout the way things feel now
Esus4    C     Esus4 C  Esus4       C        Esus4      Esus4
Write it in my book.  Blocking out all the thoughts now

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Solo] 
A    Em  (x60)

[Chorus]
A            Em           A            Em
Hey now now, hey now now. I'm driftin' back
A            Em           A            Em    A            Em    Em
Hey now now, hey now now. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. 

[Verse]
Em        C     Em   C  Em        C     Em    C
I used to dig Picasso.  I used to dig Picasso
Em  C        Em       C  Em         C    Em    Em
Hey now now, hey now now I used to dig Picasso
Esus4        C          Esus4   C  Esus4            C    Esus4   C
Then the big tech giant came along and turned him into wallpaper
Esus4 C      Esus4    C  Esus4      C    Esus4   Esus4
Hey now now, hey now now I used to dig Picasso

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Solo] 
A    Em  (x92)

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
Don't want my mp3. Don't want my mp3. I'm driftin' back
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em  Em 
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Verse]
Em       C       Em      C      Em        C       Em    C
When you hear my song now.  You only get five percent
    Em      C       Em  C     Em       C      Em    Em
You used to get it all.   You used to get it all
Esus4     C     Esus4  C Esus4     C      Esus4   C
Blocking out my anger.   Blocking out my thoughts
Esus4     C     Esus4  C  Esus4     C     Esus4    Esus4
Blocking out my anger now Blocking out my thoughts

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Solo] 
A    Em  (x68)

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em  Em
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Verse]
Em             C       Em     C  Em           C      Em     C
Gonna get me a hip hop haircut.  Gonna get a hip hop haircut
Em           C      Em     C Em   C       Em          Em
Gonna get a hip hop haircut. Hey now now, hey now now
Esus4 C      Esus4    C  Esus4     C     Esus4   C
Hey now now, hey now now Blocking out my anger
Esus4   C    Esus4  C  Esus4  C    Esus4   Esus4
Finding my religion   I might be a Pagan

[Chorus]
A            Em    A            Em    A            Em    A            Em  
I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back. I'm driftin' back

[Outro]
Em Em Em Em Em Em Em Em  
(fade and end with Em variations)

            
            
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